Pienaar signs 3-year deal in France

2017-06-13 14:28

Former Springbok scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar has signed a three-year contract with French Top 14 club Montpellier.

Pienaar joins Barbarians squad

2017-05-09 14:38

South Africa's Ruan Pienaar and New Zealand's Charles Piutau are the latest star recruits joining Vern Cotter’s Barbarians squad.

Rassie scoops coach of the season award

2017-05-08 11:51

Rassie Erasmus was named PRO12 coach of the year at the competition’s annual awards ceremony in Dublin

Ruan Pienaar off to Montpellier?

2016-12-22 15:04

According to the Irish media, Ulster scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar could be off to Montpellier after his contract at Ulster runs out.

The 7 Saffers who will take on Boks

2016-11-01 10:02

There are no less than seven South Africans who are in the running to take on the Springboks in Barbarians colours this weekend.

Kirchner to suffer same fate as Pienaar?

2016-09-28 13:21

The Irish Rugby Football Union’s succession plan policy might force Springbok fullback Zane Kirchner to leave Leinster.

Pienaar succession plan questioned

2016-09-02 18:00

Legendary Irish scrumhalf Colin Patterson has questioned why Ulster didn't do more to develop a home-grown successor to Ruan Pienaar.

Pienaar 'made himself unavailable'

2016-05-29 07:43

New Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has confirmed that experienced scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar made himself unavailable for the Ireland series.

Pienaar scores in Ulster win

2015-12-20 18:24

Ulster kept their European Champions Cup hopes alive with their first ever win away to Toulouse.

5 Bok scrumhalves for the future

2015-11-09 13:30

Sport24’s Herman Mostert takes a look at potential candidates for the Springbok scrumhalf jersey next season.


Former Bok suggests a Ruan Pienaar comeback

2017-05-21 09:00

Former Springbok scrumhalf Werner Swanepoel says local halfback talent is in short supply, but strength is vital for France series.

Pienaar's Ulster team-mates 'annoyed' to see him go

2017-05-08 20:30

Ruan Pienaar's Ulster team-mates are annoyed to see him leave the club because of the Ireland Rugby Football Union's succession plan.

Pienaar could have played last Ulster game

2017-05-02 08:30

Former Springbok and Ulster favourite Ruan Pienaar could have played his last match for the province after suffering a back injury against the Ospreys.

Ruan Pienaar benched against Fiji in Belfast

2016-11-10 17:26

Tommy Bowe will make his debut for the Barbarians in his home town of Belfast against Fiji on Friday.

Pienaar calls time on Bok career

2016-10-07 13:53

Scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar has confirmed his Test career with the Springboks has come to an end.

Pienaar opens up after 'tough week'

2016-09-03 11:03

Ulster scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar said it had been a "tough week" for his family but he was pleased with his performance against the Dragons.

Ruan Pienaar to leave Ulster

2016-08-31 10:20

The 2016/17 season will be former Springbok scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar's final one for Irish club Ulster.

Pienaar ‘still tempting’ for Boks

2016-05-04 13:20

Is Ruan Pienaar set to be a surprise Bok retention in June? At least one SA legend thinks it possible, reports Rob Houwing.

Pienaar helps Ulster rout Toulouse

2015-12-12 07:13

Ulster handed four-time champions Toulouse a five-try rout to kickstart their European Cup campaign.

Perhaps it’s Ruan’s farewell too?

2015-10-29 12:00

Rob Houwing wonders whether Ruan Pienaar might be joining the Bok ‘goodbye brigade’ against Argentina on Friday.

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